Adefolalu Sherifat, a lecturer at the Department of Biochemistry, School of Life Sciences, Federal University of Technology Minna, Niger State (FUTMINNA), has been found dead in her residence.
Sherifat was seen lying in a pool of blood in her residence in the Gbaiko Area of the town.
Chairman of the school’s Academic Staff Union of University Prof. Gbolahan Bolarin confirmed the incident to Channels TV on Sunday.
Bolarin narrated that the lecturer’s body was discovered when her church members traced her home after she was not seen during service.
According to the report, some residents who forced the door to her house open met the deceased lying on the floor.
Sherifat’s body was later moved the body to the mortuary by police operatives.
Spokesman of Niger State Police Command Wasiu Abiodun told Channels TV that further information about the incident would be communicated in due course.
Sherifat’s husband is said to have died a while ago.
It was gathered that Sherifat laid off her female house help last Friday.